• WHAT IS ABUSE: Dr. Elizabeth Leonard and Dr. Nancy Kaser-Boyd provide an in-depth look into the various aspects and forms of abusive relationships. (3mins 9secs)

  • WARNING SIGNS: The women of Sin by Silence share their personal stories of looking back on the warning signs in their own abusive relationships. (6mins 12secs)

  • WHY SHE STAYS: The women of Sin by Silence share the factors that caused them to feel like there way no way out of their abusive relationships. Includes perspectives from Dr. Elizabeth Leonard and Dr. Nancy Kaser-Boyd. (8mins 53 secs)

  • PROGRESSION OF ABUSE: The women of Convicted Women Against Abuse describe the complexities of their own abusive relationships. (4mins 30secs)

  • 911 CALL: The entire 911 call from the film (9mins 29secs)

  • CWAA MEETINGS: An in-depth look at Convicted Women Against Abuse meetings with 5 meetings with members discussing various topics of their personal experience with abuse. (10 mins 16 secs)

  • BATTERER'S GROUP: An in-depth look into the Los Angeles County program Reach to Recovery led by James Beard and Lindsay Wagner. Through intimate interviews with a family and a couple, the viewer is able to experience the complexities of the whole dynamic of abusive relationships. (13 mins 55 secs)

  • PUBLIC SAFETY: Domestic violence can now no longer be viewed as a private issue. It always goes beyond closed doors and into the streets and homes of others. At age 18, Michele plead guilty to first degree murder. In 1987, her boyfriend Jose coerced her to be a part of an in house robbery that resulted in one woman dying. She felt forced to be a part of this horror or Jose threatened to kill her family. Viewers will hear an incredible story of abuse and crime from all of those it affected most. Kate lost her mother and the murder shattered her sense of security. Richard lost his wife and the mother of his children, yet still reaches out to Michele to forgive her. (7 mins 8 secs)


  • STAFF PERSPECTIVE OF CIW: The California Institution for Women's Warden and Lieutenant give a behind the scenes look of California's oldest women's prison. (5 mins 12secs)

  • INMATE PERSPECTIVE OF CIW: Take a tour of the California Institution for Women with some of the inmates at the California Institution for Women. (3mins 47secs)

  • MEN VS. WOMEN PRISONS: Dr. Barbara Bloom, along with the California Institution for Women Warden and Lieutenant, dissect the drastic differences between men and women's prisons. (3mins 47secs)

  • LAW ENFORCEMENT RESPONSE TO DV: Learn about the progression of law enforcement protocol and evolution to the crisis of domestic violence with California law enforcement leaders and experts including Sheriff Baca of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Chief John Welter of Anaheim, CA, and Lt. Chris Sayers of the Anaheim Family Justice Center. (8mins 13secs)


  • BRENDA CLUBINE'S HEARING: Take a look at the full hearing that brought Brenda Clubine to freedom. (9mins 5secs)

  • JUROR'S PERSPECTIVE: An in-depth perspective from Glenda Crosley's juror on the process and complications of the 1987 trial. (7mins 57mins)

  • EXPERT WITNESS: An in-depth perspective and explanation of the role of an expert witness on domestic violence homicide cases by Dr. Nancy Kaser-Boyd. (7mins 16secs)


  • BRENDA & JOE: Behind the scenes story and footage of this mother and son reuniting after Brenda's release from prison. (4mins 21secs)

  • BRENDA'S MESSAGE TO WOMEN IN A SHELTER: Brenda Clubine personally encourages women on their road to independence from abusive relationships. (6mins 29secs)


  • LAVELMA BYRD: LaVelma killed her husband, a pastor and pillar in the community. She never spoke a word to her family, or church members, that her husband beat her on a regular basis. She had faith that her husband would change. LaVelma shares her experience of abuse in a Christian home and what we need to do to begin helping others that are in similar situations. (5mins 5secs)

  • DR. GEORGE O. WOOD: General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God encourages churches to make sure their homes are safe and free of domestic violence. (2mins 12secs)

  • RABBI MIRIAM HAMREL: Rabbi and leader of the Ahavat Torah Congregation encourages synagogues towards Tikun Olam...to fix the world from its wrong doings. (4mins 4secs)

  • SISTER TERRY DODGE: The Executive Director of Crossroads for Women, encourages Catholic communities to take a stand against violence against women. (2mins 45secs)